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Surge hospital built in Woodland Park in response to COVID-19

Posted at 4:10 PM, Mar 31, 2020

TELLER COUNTY — Health and city official in Teller County announced Monday that a surge hospital has been built in Woodland Park to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials said the hospital was built in 72 hours.

The Teller COVID-19 Surge Hospital will be located at 703 Gold Hill Place South in Woodland Park, that's right behind the Loaf 'N Jug gas station near HWY 24/HWY 67.

If it is needed to be used, the auxiliary medical site will have 50 beds to start but it could expand to 150 beds.

Eight people in Teller County have tested positive for COVID-19, while one person died.

County leaders say they are concerned about misinformation circulating in the county and they urge everyone to go to the Teller County COVID-19 website for the most up to date and accurate information.

For the latest information about the COVID-19 pandemic in Colorado and the nation, click here.